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Trace the footsteps of Civil War soldiers

Trace the footsteps of Civil War soldiers

Everyone should experience the Civil War. No, not the one we endured with our families over the Christmas holidays! I’m talking about that four-year period in American history when the nation was ripped in two. I must admit that as a youngster, history held little interest for me. I learned what I had to in […]

Spinners Annual Arts and Crafts show begins October 24 in Prattville

Spinners Annual Arts and Crafts show begins October 24 in Prattville

Prattville – The 28th Annual Spinners “Pumpkin Patch” Arts and Crafts show, sponsored by the Spinners Club, will be held on October 24-25 at Spinners Park in Prattville. Exhibitors of original arts and crafts from throughout the southeast will display their wares; food vendors will provide a wide variety of tasty treats; homemade baked goods […]

Independence Day festivities in Prattville

Independence Day festivities in Prattville

Prattville – Prattville’s eighth annual star-spangled Independence Day celebration began with a “family-fun” parade at 9:00 AM at the Autauga County Courthouse. Youngsters and oldsters were treated to Uncle Sam, floats with flags and red, white, and blue décor… golf carts adored with patriotic symbols, clowns, Shriners, children riding in wagons with balloons, go-karts, and […]

Staycations are hot, and Prattville has the places to play this summer

Staycations are hot, and Prattville has the places to play this summer

Prattville – Due to the rising costs of gas and the current state of the economy (high levels of unemployment) staycations have become a popular alternative to vacations. Staycation is a portmanteau of the words stay and vacation and describes a period of time where a family or an individual stays at or near home […]

Prattville’s Independence Day celebration will end with a bang

Prattville’s Independence Day celebration will end with a bang

Prattville – The “Happy Birthday America” themed 4th of July Parade will begin at 9:00 AM at the Autauga County Courthouse and will end at Stanley-Jensen Stadium. Grand Marshals are JT and Leanne with Mix 103.3. Children on bikes, tricycles, and scooters are invited to join in for a morning of family fun. The Lion’s […]

Family fun night in Prattville: Free Movie under the Stars at Cooters Pond Park

Family fun night in Prattville: Free Movie under the Stars at Cooters Pond Park

Prattville – Looking for a fun family night out…did I mention free? Well look no further, as the city kicks off its Free Family Fun Summer, Friday, June 12, at Cooters Pond Park, with Paul Blart: Mall Cop. The movie is part of the Free Movie under the Stars series, and will be shown at […]

National Forest caves closed due to bat illness, speleology groups affected

National Forest caves closed due to bat illness, speleology groups affected

Atlanta, GA – The United States Forestry Service has closed most of the caves and mines on National Forests in the Southeastern U.S. for 12 months endeavoring to protect bats, according to Regional Forester Liz Agpaoa. “We are working to stop the uncontrolled spread of White Nose Syndrome (WNS) among bat species,” she said. “The […]

Two fishing events to be held at Pratt Park

Two fishing events to be held at Pratt Park

Prattville – The City of Prattville Leisure Services in conjunction with the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division are holding two upcoming fishing events at Pratt Park Pond in Prattville. First up is the Senior Fish Fest on Wednesday, May 27, from 7:00 AM-3:00 PM. On Saturday, June 6, it’s the Kids Fish Fest which […]

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